Sami Rasouli: On the Anniversary of the Battle of Fallujah
thermal weapons, white phosphorus, and depleted uranium, as if the Iraqis were guinea pigs. Research confirms that unusual amounts of uranium and mercury are present in the roots of hair, important evidence linked to the use of weapons prohibited by international law.
Chris Hedges: Israel and the Rise of Jewish Fascism
The once unthinkable is now thinkable, such as formally annexing large sections of the West Bank, including “Area C” where up to 300,000 Palestinians live.
Chile’s New Constitution Surprising Results and Campaign Cuba for Medical Supplies
Chile's New Constitution: the Surprising Results Volume 40 Number 5 Women Against Military Madness Fall 2022 By Michael Livingston On Sunday, September 4, 2022, the movement for social change in Chile suffered a massive setback. The new constitution, submitted to a national referendum, was rejected by 62 percent of the voters, with 86 percent of eligible voters casting a ballot. The new constitution was defeated in all 16 regions of the country (divisions similar to states in the U.S.), and in 338 of the 346 communes, which are similar to our counties within each state. The road to rejection started More
Palestine/Israel and the U.S.: Updates and the Death by Sniper of Journalist Shireen Abu Akleh
Divestment News, Journalist Shireen Abu Aklleh, BDS Divestment Action in Minnesota, and more... Palestine/Israel and the U.S.: Updates by Lucia Wilkes Smith, WAMM Middle East Committee Volume 40 Number 4 Women Against Military Madness Summer II 2022 The Pillsbury Boycott Is Suspended There is some good news!In June the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) announced that the No Dough for the Occupation campaign to boycott Pillsbury products has been successful. The campaign was launched two years ago and has been endorsed by members of the Pillsbury family and the Palestinian Boycott National Committee, Jewish Voice for Peace, American Muslims for Palestine, SumOfUs, Women Against More
Political Map of the World 2022
It is a political map because it shows the borders between sovereign states. A sovereign state is, in international law, a legal entity represented by a government that has sovereignty (self-determination) over a geographic area.
Militarization and Uvalde: The Context Media Coverage Omits
There’s a long tradition in the West wherein foreign policy is the preserve of an elite not answerable to any electorate. This has been the case in the U.S. since it first had a foreign policy to speak of, in the late 19th century.
Hedges: Society of Spectacle, January 6 Hearings
There was no acknowledgement by committee members that the “will of the people” has been subverted by the three branches of government to serve the dictates of the billionaire class. No one brought up the armies of lobbyists who are daily permitted to storm the Capitol to fund the legalized bribery of our elections and write the pro-corporate legislation that it passes. No one spoke about the loss of constitutional rights, including the right to privacy, because of wholesale government surveillance.
Media for Justice and Peace, Summary of Posts
Media for Justice and Peace Thank You! to All Who Read and Support Rise Up Times! Share Tweet Forward A NEW WEBSITE!!! Hello Friends of Rise Up Times, Rise Up Times new website is launched. Check it out at the same address, riseuptimes.org. You will notice definite changes to the Home Page. Articles are listed under categories. And links to Top Stories and recent posts appear on the right side at the top of the page. In addition, categories are listed across the top of the page. When you click on the title of each you will see Subcategories More